Dr. Atique A. Mirza is a Consultant Cardiologist at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford Connecticut. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is the founding president of the Allama Iqbal Medical College Alumni Association of North America and the founding President of the Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Physicians of Pakistani descent of North America. In addition to his role as Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC), he currently serves as the Secretary of the Association of Pakistani Cardiologists of North America (APCNA) and is a Board Member of the US PAK Foundation. He has chaired numerous committees & served in several leadership positions since 1997 at the APPNA.